Longreads and Chill

A Seattle Met Longform List for Coronavirus Quarantine

This is a long quarantine for someone with nothing to read about. Here are five stories to get you through the social distancing doldrums.

By Seattle Met Staff March 13, 2020

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We the People

Pining for that now-verboten trip across the Atlantic? Here's how six locals dealt with the last time we got sacked with a travel ban. By Hayat Norimine, Rianna Hidalgo, Allison Williams, and James Ross Gardner


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Scents from a Mall: The Sticky, Untold Story of Cinnabon

Don't forget: We've exported so much more than epidemics. Besides, this story’s about cinnamon rolls. Cinnamon rolls are comforting. By Allecia Vermillion


The Sainthood of Dave Matthews Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

This is not about that time Seattleite Dave Matthews's tour bus dumped poo water on a boatload of tourists in Chicago. But it's not not about that, either. By Allison Williams


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Shiro Across the Sea

On Seattle's deep Asian roots, especially Japanese food, and the chef who landed here 50 years ago to teach us the ways of Edomae sushi. By Allecia Vermillion


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Killing Me Falsely

Consider this one your friendly reminder that, even in the midst of a legit public health crisis, it pays to keep a cool head about symptoms. Sometimes "symptoms" aren't even symptoms. Just ask our resident recovering hypochondriac. By James Ross Gardner 


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